Learning Resource Center

About the Department

The Learning Resource Center (LRC) at UoB provides facilities to its stakeholders that help them to achieve success and academic excellence. The Center provides both printed and digital resources. The LRC provides instruction and guidance on information literacy skills to develop students’ ability to select, evaluate and use information resources. It trains users to search electronic resources more effectively to develop the student’s self-learning skills and intellectual development for lifelong education. LRC is located on the ground floor of B Building and can accommodate up to 600 students at the same time. Wide study spaces, discussion rooms and computers are available as well.

Director's Message

The Learning Resource Center of the University of Buraimi plays an important role in serving the academic community of the university, students, staff, and the faculty, by providing the LRC with materials that are needed for teaching. It also provides facilities and services to suit the requirements of the curriculum. To achieve this message or goal, LRC seeks to organize and provide the required information, equipment and resources in addition to creating the appropriate environment that helps to research, study, and learn. LRC; furthermore, puts resources and services in the hands of the users and researchers to be as a key element in the performance of the academic message of the university.

Mohammed Alsiyabi

ِِActing Director, LRC

Staff Name Position Contact No Email Address

Mr. Mohammed Alsiyabi

Learning Resource Center Acting Director

Tel: +968 2564 8300
Ext: 124

mohammed.sa@uob.edu.om

Mr. Said Al Shamli

Learning Resource Center Officer

Tel: +968 2564 8300
Ext: 183

said.h@uob.edu.om

Ms. Hamda Al Eisaee

Learning Resource Center Officer

Tel: +968 2564 8300
Ext: 134

hamada.h@uob.edu.om

Ms. Khadija Alfarsi

Learning Resource Center Officer

Tel: +968 2564 8300
Ext: 128

khadija.m@uob.edu.om

Ms. Noura Al Kaabi

Learning Resource Center Officer

Tel: +968 2564 8300
Ext: 236

noura.n@uob.edu.om

Day Time

Sunday to Wednesday

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Thursday

8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Friday and Saturday

Depends on Students’ Timetable
Users Loan Period Renewal Number of documents entitled

Postgraduate students

30 Days

2 times

5 items

Undergraduate students

14 Days

2 items

5 items

Full-time faculty

60 Days

2 times

3 times

Part-time faculty

30 Days

2 times

10 times

Administration staff

28 Days

2 times

5 times

Liberty Link Mobile App Details

Download the Liberty Link mobile app to allow you to search, reserve, borrow, and return resources from your phone.

To set up, follow these steps:

  • Download the Liberty Link app from the Apple or Android store.

  • Open Liberty Link and find the 'Setup' button located at the bottom of the screen.

  • Once on the setup screen, tap the 'Scan Setup Code' button.

  • Scan the QR barcode image viewable here while logged in.

  • Enter your password if required, then tap Save!

Instructions of how to use OPAC:

UoB has membership with the Oman Research and Education Network (OMREN) that gives staff and students access to Masader, Oman’s Virtual Science Library.

Read more
Online Library and Publication Platform | Directory of Open Access Books (doabooks.org)
Directory of Open Access Journals – DOAJ
OATD – Open Access Theses and Dissertations
Open Access | QScience.com
IntechOpen - Open Science Open Minds | IntechOpen
Journals | Oxford Academic (oup.com)
Shuaa
Shamaa
EBESCO
Almandumah
Almanhal
IEEE Xplore
ProQuest ONE
ICE
IGI Global

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